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Plans for new Bullaun National School take step forward

Plans for the construction of a new school building for Bullaun National School have moved forward in the new year. Approval has been given for...

Woodford preschool submits expansion plans

A Woodford preschool is seeking approval to retain its current outdoor facilities and construct a new building on its premises. New Adventures Preschool at Gorteeny,...

Galway academics awarded funding for project to turn teachers into researchers

A group of researchers from Galway have been awarded funding for a three year project to improve on teachers research skills and networking. Dr Cornelia...

GMIT to formally apply for Technological University status in 2020

GMIT has taken a step forward towards its goal of becoming a technological university, with a formal application expected next year. The governing bodies of...

Three Connemara debate teams make the national final of all-Irish schools competition

Three debate teams from Connemara schools are headed to the national finals of the Comórtas Díospóireachta Uí Chadhain competition. Comórtas Díospóireachta Uí Chadhain is organised...

GMIT announces appointment of new President

The governing body of the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology has announced the appointment of Dr Orla Flynn as the new President of GMIT. Dr Michael...

First groups of students finish semester living and studying in the Gaeltacht

The first group of college students to take advantage of a new programme to immerse themselves in Irish have completed their semester living and...

Children in direct provision shouldn’t be denied education – Rabbitte

Children living in the Direct Provision system should not be denied access to education Galway TD Anne Rabbitte has said in response to alarming...

40 Galway schools to benefit from 2020 Summer Works Scheme

Forty schools in Galway will benefit from upgrades to their external environments and life safety systems such as fire alarms under the Summer Works...

Online resource for teachers and parents of gifted children launched by Galway TD

A new online resource for the parents and teachers of gifted children across the EU has been launched by Galway East TD Ciaran Cannon. The...

GMIT engineering students win coveted national building challenge

A team of building and civil engineering students in GMIT have won the coveted All Ireland Chartered Institute of Building Student Challenge 2019. The multi-disciplinary...

Approval given for work on three East Galway schools

Three schools in Galway East have been given the go ahead for emergency repair works and temporary accommodation works. The Department of Education has approved...
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Libraries get €200k for eBooks & eAudiobooks

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Students must get refunds for leaving accommodation early, says SF

Amid reports of students and parents being denied refunds for leaving their accommodation early due to the COVID-19 crisis, Sinn Féin's Housing spokesperson Eoin...